Coming home doesn't mean the battle is over. With over 10 times the amount of veterans lost to suicide than to combat operations in the same time period, there has never been a more important time to TAKE A STAND and DO something to support our veterans!! If you or someone you know is suffering from PTSD, we have people that have shared a similar experience and are ready to help.
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
Ellington/Tolland VFW Post 10689
Was part of a ceremony (invited by the family and Town Officials from Ellington)to honor their father Francis Degray a proud WW II veteran. Mr. Degray stood up and spoke to us which his family never expected. I am pictured with the veteran and Quartermaster Bruce Warkentin joinedme.
...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. - William Shakespeare
The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.